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G10-Grasses - Ornamental #1 Grass Schizachyrium scop Prairie Blues/Little Bluestem

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SCIENTIFIC NAME: Schizachyrium scoparium 'Prairie Blues'--COMMON NAME: Little Bluestem-- GARDEN SIZE: 1.5 ft. x 1.5 ft.; 3 ft. in bloom-- USDA ZONE: 3-9-- EXPOSURE: Full Sun-- SEASON OF ACTIVITY: Warm Season-- WATER & SOIL: Average to dry, well-drained soil; Can handle a variety of soil conditions-- HABIT (FORM): Mounded clumps-- FOLIAGE: Perennial; Bluish-gray delicate blades that progress to shades of blue, purple and orange in the fall-- BLOOM TIME & COLOR: August to September; Brown fluffy seed heads turn a silvery white when mature-- CARE: Leave stalks throughout fall and winter for interest and crown protection. Cut clumps back to approximately 6 inches from the ground in late winter (Late February/Early March) before new growth begins to push up. If you miss the window and new growth begins, cut back to just approve where new growth is apparent--


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